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Everybody’s Working For The Weekend

Posted on: January 17, 2020 | Children, Community, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, Uncategorized

Thanks Loverboy! However, for many families, the weekends are just as busy (or even busier) than the weekends.  Did you know that taking the weekends to recharge can leave you even more drained? Find that time whether it be an hour here, a few hours there, or a whole day away to indulge. To indulge in Y.O.U! Your family loves YOU. Your little sleepless newborn babe loves you. You love . . .

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You Don’t Know Me, But I Know You.

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | Community, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

You are up in the middle of the night. Sometimes crying. You are hoping, praying for an easier tomorrow. Your to-do list constantly runs through your mind. Thoughts run through your head that you’ve never imagined would. You don’t feel like yourself physically, nor mentally. You feel alone: isolated. unnoticed. left behind. forgotten. deserted. fatigued. exhausted. confused. I am your doula, and you are not alone. 1 in 7 birthing . . .

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Not Your Average Postpartum Support!

Posted on: September 10, 2018 | Birth Work, Famillies, Information, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

As postpartum doulas when explaining the nature of what we do, we often hear: “Oh, how I could have used you!” “I thought postpartum meant depression.” “Wow, I didn’t know that postpartum doulas existed!” These statements give us, doulas, mixed emotions. On one hand…Yes! There definitely is a need for what we do! And on the other hand…Darn, there is still so much work to do to educate the masses. . . .

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Infant Feeding Specialist-Conclusion

Posted on: August 27, 2018 | Babies, Children, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

At now 8 months, Bradford is crawling and teething. Imani is loving this stage of parenting as Bradford is more interactive and seems less fragile. She’s noticed that Bradford has been a little forceful at the breast. The very few breastfeeding sessions has now become their new normal and Imani wants to enjoy these last moments. The other night she was brushing his gums and noticed that there was a . . .

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Imani’s Infant Feeding Story-Part 2

Posted on: August 13, 2018 | Birth Work, Famillies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

A week has gone by and as their Infant Feeding Specialist, I place a call to check-in on Imani and Bradford. The phone is answered on the second ring by an exhausted Aunt Valerie. She is pleased to hear my voice. After chatting for a moment and I ask about her view of how things are going for Imani postpartum, before asking to speak to Imani herself. Aunt Val explains . . .

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